Events on 31st Jan 2017

Events for 31st Jan 2017

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  • Unwrapped: Rediscovering Swindon’s Stored Collections through the Art of Paper

    • Date: 18th January 2017 - 18th March 2017
    • Every day
    • Location: Swindon Museum & Art Gallery, Bath Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BA
    • Time: 11:00 - 15:00
    • Cost: £0.00

    Unwrapped brings together museum objects with original art created by emerging artists and designers that have a connection with Swindon. It marks the end of a yearlong project in which the group have

    The exhibition is curated by Sophie Cummings and Julie Smith and features drawing, printmaking, illustration, costume, animation and puppetry. Alongside the artwork, visitors will see weird and wonderful objects and collections usually kept in store. These include some of the first objects acquired by Swindon Museum in the early 20th century, such as the Higginbotham Mollusca, Miss Todd’s Wiltshire Herbarium and fossils and minerals acquired by Charles Gore, the museum’s founder.